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Fruit Flies on the International Space Station, Video
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, research, International Space Station, fruit flies, Drosophila )

Beatrice
- 12 days ago - science.nasa.gov
Genetically speaking, people and fruit flies are surprisingly alike, explains biologist Sharmila Bhattacharya of NASA's Ames Research Center. "About 77% of known human disease genes have a recognizable match in the genetic code of fruit flies, and 50%
   

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